August 11, 2010 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

From the Chamber

Only a month of summer left and visitor interest in coming to our area is increasing. I can tell you this because I answer the Chamber’s phone and talk to the people who are actually planning a trip to Cold Spring and Garrison. More...

Chamber Music Series Keeps on Swinging

Katie Mac and her band, Swamp Gumbo, were back in town on Sunday night, performing at the Chamber of Commerce Music Series, and again rocked the crowd with their Cajun music repertoire. More...

Cell Phone Violations Escalate

Putnam police admit that the 834 motorists arrested for talking on a cell phone while driving was a drop in the bucket last year but cops promise to continue cracking down on those who refuse to “hang up and drive.” More...

Mahopac Chamber’s Expensive New Digs

Just weeks after becoming the president and CEO of the Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce, Peter Bardunias might be on track to gain a new lakeside office, funded in part by taxpayers. More...

Cold Spring Lions Club Welcomes Mindy Jesek

Pictured left to right are Mindy Jesek, Sponsor-Lion Adele Stern, Lion Bruce Campbell, and Lion President Tim Greco. More...

An Eagle’s Eye View

One of the PCN&R’s local photographers, Maggie Benmour, has been busy looking for amazing things to photograph this summer. More...

Religious Services

BEACON HEBREW ALLIANCE Conservative Synagogue 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon Rabbi Josh Wohl Cantor Ellen Gersh 845-831-2012 beaconhebrewalliance.org Fri night Shabbat services 7:30pm Sat mornin More...

Photo

This week NY State Department of Transportation crews clean up the remains of a roadside 90-foot red oak tree that fell across Route 9D on Friday, knocking out power in Garrison and Cold Spring. More...

Forest Pest Awareness Month in New York State is August

The governor has proclaimed August as Forest Pest Awareness Month in New York State. More...

Lake Peekskill Family Day

The sun was shining, the humidity was low, and the lake never looked better as Putnam Valley’s Lake Peekskill celebrated its third annual Lake Peekskill Family Day on Saturday, August 7. The emphasis was, of course, on family. More...

PHC’s Rojas Golf Tourney Set for September

The Twelfth Annual Dr. Gil & Lyda Rojas Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Putnam Hospital Center Foundation will be held on Monday, September 27, at the Mahopac Golf Club. More...

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